Administration

Principal

Dr. Kenneth L. Goodwin has been serving teachers, parents, students, and school communities for over 20 years as an educator in various capacities.  Dr. Goodwin served as a middle school mathematics and science teacher, a state mathematics coach, Board of Directors for the Delaware Center for Educational Technology, national consultant for McGraw-Hill, peer review for Sage Publications, five years as an assistant principal, seven years as a principal and four years as a district academic dean.

Dr. Goodwin moved to Florida three years ago due to a job relocation for his wife, and has been the assistant principal at John A. Crookshank Elementary and Cunningham Creek Elementary in St. Johns County School District during that time.

He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and his Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Educational Leadership from the University of Delaware.

“I am very excited to be serving the staff, students and parents of Picolata Crossing Elementary and being a member of the St. Johns County School District.”

Assistant Principal

Ewa Kolk is very excited to serve as an Assistant Principal at Picolata Crossing Elementary School this upcoming year.

Originally from Connecticut, Ms. Kolk has made St. Augustine her home since 2002.   Ms. Kolk is a graduate from Flagler College in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education as well as a minor in Business Administration.  Over the years she has added ESOL and Reading Endorsements.  In 2016, Ms. Kolk completed her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Florida.

“I have been blessed with opportunities to practicum at multiple schools in the county but have called Crookshank Elementary School home for the last 10 years where I have served students as a 2nd grade teacher, 3rd grade teacher and Instructional Literacy Coach.  Along the way I have worked alongside phenomenal educators and personnel that have helped shape who I am today.”

“I feel fortunate to have the privilege of being part of the Picolata family and will strive to bring love, purpose and direction to Picolata Crossing and our community.”

Picolata Pumas’ will be paving the way!